Author: Amanda Nicholls

Amanda Nicholls

About the Author:

Amanda is the Editor in Chief of Entertain My Tribe and Kids Party Guide. Amanda has done everything from being a magazine editor to a newspaper journalist. She lives in the Blue Mountains with her tribe (husband and two daughters). You can follow her on Entertain My Tribe's Facebook or Kid's Party Guide's Facebook.
baby bundle scheme

Newborns in NSW set to receive a ‘baby bundle’ worth $150

NSW State Government has revealed this week their new ‘baby bundle’ scheme as part of their budget announcement. What is the baby bundle scheme? The Baby Bundle scheme is an …

10 Practical reasons you SHOULD find out your baby’s gender

On the fence whether you should find out your baby’s gender? Here are 10 practical reasons you should find out as soon as possible.   You can find out if your …

Canberra with kids

5 Fun places to visit in Canberra with kids

If you are looking for a fun weekend in Canberra with kids, we’ve found some of the best places for some family fun. A day at Questacon Questacon is a …

Ginger emoji

Ginger emojis are coming! This is not a drill.

We love it when new emojis are dropped and 2018 is the year of the red head! Rejoice ginger ninjas of the world – you have been recognised with a …

Breastfeeding journey

My breastfeeding journey was different each time

Breastfeeding can be hard. What I never realised though was that my struggles and my breastfeeding journey would be different with each baby. The first time breastfeeding I remember going …

Child support

Parents avoiding child support payments unable to travel

More than 350 parents with outstanding child support payments have been stopped at international airports and sea ports to pay their debts. Minister of Human Services, Michael Keenan said the …

charitable children

This little boy donated his 5th birthday gifts to an animal shelter

Cooper has always loved all animals from cats to lizards – you name it, he loves them all. So it was no surprise to his parents when Cooper said he …

Kmart Mother's Day Gift

Our top picks for Kmart Mother’s Day gifts

Want to drop a not so subtle hint for a Kmart Mother’s Day gift? We found some awesome gift ideas for M-Day. You’re welcome. Winter pyjamas – $16 Who doesn’t …

Blue Mountains with kids

10 Places to visit with kids in the Blue Mountains

The Blue Mountains is an awesome place to visit with so many options for a family day out. We’ve got 10 awesome family friendly activities that are worth a day …

Unattended child

Child left unsupervised in shopping centre playground sparked a rescue mission

A young boy today caused a major rescue mission when he became stuck on a very high piece of play equipment in a Stocklands shopping centre in Sydney, his parents …

LOL party

The newest party trend: LOL party

Do you have kids that are crazy for LOL Surprise dolls? Well the craze has officially become a trend for kids parties. Here’s how to throw an LOL party the …

Build A Bear

6 Amazing ideas for Build A Bear you never thought of

We all know that Build A Bear is an awesome destination to take the kids for an unforgettable day out, but we found some of the coolest ideas to take …

Mocka nursery

Decorate a designer nursery on a budget – under $800

You don’t have to break the bank to create a modern nursery with furniture that will last a lifetime. We have found all of the best nursery items for under $800 in total.

Easy Easter recipes for kids

Easy Easter recipes for kids that you will love too

Cooking with kids can sometimes be more trouble than it’s worth – but not with these easy Easter recipes for kids! Keep the kids busy over the long weekend or …

Right age kids sleepover

What is the right age for kids to have sleepovers?

It’s a hot topic around the mum water cooler – what is the right age for kids to be ready have a sleepover? Baby Hints and Tips spoke with Psychologist, …

Educational resources for kids

Educational resources to try at home

The school year has well and truly started and homework is back on the menu. We thought we would share some of the fabulous educational resources we have discovered that …

Digital blackout

Kids and technology: should you try a technology blackout?

Normally I don’t freak out too much about kids and technology. I am a believer in all things in moderation and my kids have a good balance of outdoors play, …

Bungarribee Park

10 Best Sydney playgrounds to visit these holidays

If there’s one thing our tribe loves, it’s playgrounds. We travel near and far to find the most amazing parks and playgrounds that the kids will go nuts for. Here …

most popular baby names in 2018

Predicting the most popular baby names in 2018

We are predicting the most popular baby names in 2018. Including boy and girl nature names, hipster names and old fashioned baby names

pram etiquette

Mums need pram etiquette – an open letter to the non- pram pushers

Mums Need Pram Etiquette? Allow Us To Enlighten You A recent article from Jill Poulsen titled “Hey, entitled pram pushers, learn some manners” caught my attention, because without even having …

Coles launches quiet hour to create autism friendly shopping experience

Coles have revealed their newest initiative, Quiet Hour to assist families and individuals on the autism spectrum or suffering with sensory issues. Quiet Hour will roll out across 68 Coles …

Top 10 Kids’ Birthday Party Themes

Kids birthday parties are a bucket load of fun and half the fun comes in organising the event! If you love kids parties as much as I do – you’ll …

cake ideas

Cake ideas that will wow the kids

Looking for cake ideas for your next kid’s party? These amazing birthday cakes will knock your guests socks off. Soccer fan Credit: Mastello Creations Woodland forest Credit: Her Royal Icing …

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